Tag: Knife Skills

Knuckle Up

An important guideline, when using a knife, is to keep your fingertips out of the way. For some reason, our natural instinct is to hold our food stationary for cutting, with our fingertips exposed and in harm’s way of a knife. When you “knuckle up” in life, the urban dictionary […]

Small Dice

My homework for tonight, as assigned by Chef Husband, was to take the smoked chicken breasts from last night and prep them for lettuce wraps, specifically cutting them into a “small dice”. Knife skills are one of the hallmarks in cooking, with “knife cuts” focusing on the execution of a […]